Camilo \c(a)-mi-lo\ as a boy's name is pronounced ka-MEE-loh. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Camilo is "helper to the priest". Masculine form of Camilla. Could possibly be traced back to the young girls who assisted at pagan religious ceremonies. Saint Camillus de Lellis was a 16th-century Italian founder of hospitals, and is patron saint of nurses and the sick. The name Camilo is also used in Spanish.